4th Place: Environmental Portrait
by Errol Gamsu, South Africa.

A third judge is coming to the awards broadcast!

You are invited to join our awards broadcast this week

We are thrilled to announce the addition of a third judge to the finalist panel, giving you a chance to gain even more insight into how we can all make better photographs.

Ryan Christopher Jones will be joining Kirsten Lewis Bethmann and Jenna Shouldice as they discuss the award selection process.

Additionally, the broadcast format has been updated to include the new ‘Photo Series’ category along with technical changes we hope will improve the streaming experience.

When & Where
Date: December 11th @ 9am PST
Link: documentaryfamilyawards.com/live

How will it work?
You will have a chance to see our guest judges selections, as well as watch Kirsten Lewis Bethmann, Jenna Shouldice and Ryan Christopher Jones discuss the photos as they curate them down to the final award winners. This will be a constructive and engaging process aimed at making us all better photographers.

Award winners will be selected during the broadcast as well as honorable mentions. Throughout the selection process, Kirsten, Jenna and Ryan will discuss what makes a great documentary photograph or series and the reasoning behind their final selection of award winners.

See you this week!!

The Team @ Documentary Family Awards

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.